— The Jessamine County Chamber of Commerce will hold its quarterly business networking event, “BizConnect,” on Thursday, Aug. 16, from 5:30-7 p.m. The event will be held at Floor Coverings International, 1060 Elizabeth St., Suite 14, Nicholasville. Food will be provided by Raising Cane’s chicken-fingers restaurant. This is a fun time to get together with other business, talk, eat and network. Don’t forget your business cards.
— The eighth annual High Bridge Homecoming Festival will take place at High Park Aug. 17-19.
— The Wilmore Senior Community Center will host an AARP safe driving class Friday, Aug. 17, at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
— A free meal is provided by Manna Ministries each Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The meal is a restaurant-quality meal served at 303 W. Maple St. in the community center of Nicholasville United Methodist Church. The meal is open to the public for anyone in need. Takeout meals are available after 12:30 p.m. Volunteers are always welcome and can contact the office at 859-885-4481.
— The Wilmore Farmers Market is open for the 2012 season. Fresh produce and baked goods will be available each Saturday starting at 8 a.m. The market will be open rain or shine until 1 p.m. or until that week’s goods are sold out. The market is located in the city-hall parking lot.
— Saint Athanasius Orthodox Church, located at 926 S. Main St., offers free bread to families and individuals in need in the Nicholasville area. Saint Athanasius distributes this bread, supplied by Panera Bread, every Sunday from 1-2 p.m. on the porch of the South Main Street location.
— The Jessamine County Senior Center is open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and welcomes people 60 years of age and older. The center has a fully equipped exercise room and a thrift shop. The seniors meet every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Activities are from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bus service and a hot lunch are available on a donation basis. For more information, call 859-885-9102.
— The Jessamine County Public Library wil host a book discussion group at 7 p.m.
— The TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) weight-loss support group meets from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Creekside Senior Apartments, 407 N. 2nd St. in Nicholasville. For cost and more information, contact Donald Wither at 859-312-7455.
— The Wilmore Senior Community Center will host Body Recall each Tuesday and Thursday in August at 11 a.m.
— The Jessamine County Public Library will host one-to-one eBook assistance from 10-10:30 a.m. Tuesday and from 5:30-6 p.m. Wednesday.
— The Nicholasville Farmers Market is now open every Wednesday until the end of September. Fresh produce and baked goods will be available each Wednesday starting at 9:30 a.m. The market will be located at the Jessamine County Senior Citizens Center, located at 111 Hoover Drive.
— The Wilmore Senior Community Center will host “My Brother, My Enemy” Aug. 22 at 10:15 a.m.